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Fire at 112 Maxwell in Blenheim

Date of Incident: 2023-09-15

Time of Call: 00:22

Address of Incident: 112 Maxwell Street

Responding Stations:
               Station #14 - Erieau
               Station #18 - Blenheim

Type of Incident: Structure Fire

Type of Building: Garage

Exposures: Neighbouring home

Approximate Loss: 250000

Cause: undermined

Comments on incident/response: Pumper 18, Pumper 14, Rescue 18, Rescue 14, Tanker 18, Ladder 18 responded to 112 Maxwell Street for a structure fire shortly after midnight. Fire crews reported the garage was fully engulfed upon arrival. Firefighters were able to quickly stop the fire before it spread to the home. Crews also worked to protect the nearby neighbouring home which suffered some exterior fire damage. The homeowners were able to exit the home safely with no injuries. Chatham-Kent Police and Victim Services were on scene providing assistance to the homeowners. Damage is estimated at $250,000 Cause : Undetermined

Name of Person Releasing Information: Whitney Burk

Name of Contact Person For More Information: Assistant Fire Chief Adam Walters

Phone Number: 519-436-3270